When I discussed eharmony.com with parents!

So yesterday, as usual my father and I were discussing technology for social works over dinner. He talks about compatibility... like alot... nowdays. Every time he shares his view on letting children find their own match within the frame given by parents, I am like 'Where were you when I was in my 20s?' Anyways, so I introduced eharmony.com to them. The set of questions that this app asks before getting the profile live is interesting. The algorithm behind it seems very strong. So my father created his profile and started answering these questions to see the concept. Listening to the conversation between me and papa, mum also wanted to try it!!! REALLY With technology, [...]

By | May 17th, 2018|Categories: Artists, Let talk and educate|0 Comments

BackTrace

Religious Threads The daily ablutions, repeating the names of the gods, the daily worship of idols, and visiting holy places. My art is an interpretation of materials and actions performed as daily rituals in context of their religious definition and general character. Every material object used as symbolism in the same manner is changing constantly. Yet the basic attribute (Guna), essential character, remains forever. My process begins a daily ritual and repeating same in the studio using oil paints, threads, Kalasha (pitcher) and various tools. It results in building texture and layers of thin and thick paint. These layers narrate the existence of the religious believes; similar to the context of the mantras [...]

By | January 15th, 2018|Categories: Artists, Let talk and educate, My Art Process|0 Comments

Spiritual Transformation I

Summer 2010 Being in USA was 3 years of educating self to be independent, follow rules and walk fast. One morning with my hands closed, I was standing in front of a painting which had texture of a piece of wood or broken door. My professor who was outside my studio, saw me practicing meditation and chanting mantras softly so that I could hear only. I was being trained figuratively and was just back from a fully funded education plein-air painting education program from Italy. What is it Pooja? asked my professor. Spiritual Transformation My art is an interpretation of transformation of trees into doors. These portraits of door are from religious [...]

By | October 20th, 2016|Categories: Artists, Let talk and educate, My Art Process|0 Comments

Art you own as decoration or Investment?

Thinking about buying art? for investment? Or just for decoration? Well, if you're spending more than a few thousand rupees and you're absolutely positively, 100% sure then go for Investment. I have been in the art business for over 6 years; I know art, a lot about how the money flows, and a lot about how art and money mix. Art is my job, and I do my job well. For you, this means, my advice to invest in art will earn you money in future. Why to buy art? You may be thinking to buy an artwork for your home, office or any space. Any eye catching artwork needs 10,000 + rupees. Then why [...]

By | September 27th, 2016|Categories: Artists, Let talk and educate|0 Comments

Artists, Lets Talk and Educate!

#01- ‘Pay to Play’ With growing economy of India, why are artists being left behind? No one else but artist itself is the reason. During BFA or MFA education in India, majority colleges do not educated on ‘Art Business’. I am not sure whom to blame, the university, the course development committee or faculty members. Do you know how many types of art galleries are working in India? Let me tell you. There are three types 1.Legitimate galleries - only a handful in India. These types of galleries do not charge anything from the artist. Only selected and promising artist either emerging or in mid career or even known artist work’s are show. All expenses [...]

By | September 27th, 2016|Categories: Artists, Let talk and educate|0 Comments